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GRI is very excited to announce that Dr. Seth Reddy, a staff engineer for GRI, passed the Washington licensing exam in Spring 2016 and can now add the initials PE after his name! Dr. Seth Reddy joined GRI in 2014 with a Doctor of Philosophy in Civil Engineering.  He is now a registered professional engineer with […]

Kyle Wolfe joined our Beaverton office in April 2016. Since coming on board, Kyle has successfully applied his versatile skillset in multiple industries and has been providing support to several of our most challenging and innovative projects. Kyle is a great asset to our team. Kyle brings with him nine years of project management, geotechnical […]

GRI is very excited to announce that Mike Marshall, project geologist, passed his Oregon Certified Engineering Geologist exam and can now add the initials CEG after his name! Mike joined GRI in 2012 and is registered in the states of Oregon and Washington as a geologist. He has his Master of Science Degree in Geology […]

This past weekend, GRI employees and family members participated in the SOLVE IT for Earth Day Event at Tryon Creek State Park.  GRI worked with several other community volunteers and pulled out non-native English Ivy from surrounding native vegetation. Together with 7,000 volunteers across the state of Oregon, we cleared 12 acres of non-native invasive plants […]

The principals of GRI have provided the Port of Portland (Port) with geotechnical, environmental, and seismic-related consulting services for over 30 years.  The geotechnical services have primarily involved floodplain and waterfront developments along the Columbia and Willamette Rivers.  Notable projects include concourses, parking structures, and roadway expansion projects at Portland International Airport; multiple water-transportation terminals, […]

GRI is pleased to announce that two of our team members have been promoted. Matt Shanahan, PE, GE Principal Matthew S. Shanahan, PE, GE, has been promoted to a GRI Principal after 22 years with the company.  Matt opened and manages the GRI Vancouver, Washington, office, which was founded in 2008.  He likes to work […]

The Flat Plate Dilatometer test (DMT) can be used to investigate soil properties and has many applications in geotechnical engineering.  Dilatometer testing has several benefits compared to other standard-of-practice in situ methods, such as the Standard Penetration Test (SPT) and Cone Penetration Test (CPT). Benefits of the DMT include the direct measurement of the small strain […]

The Coasts, Oceans, Ports, and Rivers Institute (COPRI) announced in June that the 2015 Project Excellence Award in the Large Project Category was awarded to GRI and KPFF Consulting Engineers for the Port of Newport International Terminal Renovation.  GRI Principal, Scott Schlechter accepted the award at the ASCE ceremony held in Boston, Massachusetts earlier this month.  […]

Mike, Lindsi, and Christina joined our Beaverton office in August 2015.  Mike and Lindsi have been extremely busy in expanding our pavement engineering group and are currently developing new strategies to enhance GRI’s services.  Christina was sent to the field during her first week and is currently shadowing our project engineers for several of our […]

GRI specializes in engineering services for deep foundations and dynamic pile load testing with the Pile Driving Analyzer (PDA). The advantages of using our PDA services include the following:  – Reduces Project Costs  – Confirms Pile Capacity Estimates – Evaluates Pile Damage or Integrity – Provides Pile Hammer Efficiency – Provides Pile Stresses During Driving […]